Barnum man accused of child sex abuse
February 24, 2023
A Barnum man faces charges of allegedly raping a young girl who had previously looked up to him as a father figure.
Chad Arnold Connor, 47, was arraigned in Sixth District Court-Carlton County on Feb. 9 on two charges of felony first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a person under 13.
According to the criminal complaint, Connor is 33 years older than his alleged victim. Now a teenager, the girl told her mother and police in December that Connor had raped her starting when she was about 6 years old and would spend time at his trailer house in Barnum. The alleged sexual abuse occurred over...